- 1 c and u 1.1 (swamp) ciénaga (feminine)More example sentences1.2
(peat bog)tremedal (masculine)
- Soggy areas called peat bogs have developed in parts of the country.
- Help to open up an area of peat bog by cutting and burning small trees at Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Foulshaw Moss, near Witherslack, on Saturday.
- The bog road was too soft for his heavy horse and cart to traverse, so he had to condescend to ask his two neighbours to put out and take home the turf with their donkeys and creels.
- 2 countable/numerable (lavatory) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot], retrete (masculine), cagadero (masculine) [vulgar]
bog down(-gg- verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva)) to get bogged down [vehicle] quedar empantanado I'm terribly bogged down with work estoy inundado de trabajo don't get bogged down in too much detail no te enredes con demasiados detalles the discussion was getting bogged down in trivialities la discusión se estaba empantanando en detalles nimios
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.